Lowell Bud Crawford, 75, of Nederland, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Gulf Healthcare Nursing Facility in Port Arthur. He was born May 5, 1938, to Sarah Madeline Phillips and Lowell Bierley Crawford in Walton, New York, and had been a resident of the area since 1958. Bud was a veteran of the United States Army and was very proud to have served his country as an 11th airborne paratrooper. He will be remembered as a man who loved animals, playing cards and watching the Nederland Bulldogs. Survivors include his wife of fifty-four years, Janice Crawford; sons, David Crawford and Jack Crawford and his wife, Jennifer; daughter, Robin Domingue and her husband, Freddy, all of Nederland; grandchildren, Janell, James, Heather, Holly, Lacy and Kate; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Lenora Modon, Jane Lord, Carolyn Greer and Ethel Hanson; and brothers, Herb and Victor Crawford. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Roxanne Stansbury; grandson, Chris Cady; parents, Lowell and Sarah Crawford; sisters, Mary Anderson and Blanche Doris; and brother, Kenny Crawford. A gathering of Mr. Crawford's family and friends will be from 5:00p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, April 11, 2014, with a Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., at Broussard's, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Broussard's, with interment to follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County, Nederland. Complete and updated information may be found at broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Apr. 11, 2014